* Ivan Koval – Fuge b-Moll – Das Akkordeon: Instrument der Melancholie (2001) – Czech Republic? – http://www.augemus.de/index/cds_solo+kammermusik.html
* Camille Feruzi – Kahagwe – Congo Accordeon (1930's?) – Congo, Central Africa – (From our friend Jared Snyder, http://www.pendragonpress.com/books/bookdetail.php?PPNo=596 – get them to reprint volume 1 with Jared's Africa article.)
This episode's cover is: Hmm. I could use the scratchy image of William Burt at: http://www.typewritermuseum.org/history/inventors.html (I can't find a picture of his "typowriter/typographer" machine.
But we'll go with George Blickensderfer's spectacularly spindly first portable typewriter (1893): http://www.answers.com/topic/typewriter
Leaving out Giuseppe Ravizza's lovely scribe harpsichord, which is pretty darn nice: http://www.feedingthepuppy.typepad.com/feeding_the_puppy/page/2/
And off course, nothing approaches the steam-punk glory of Hansen's Writing Ball. I have one wired to my computer to type these missives to you. (See next week's cylinder recordings for more lively industrial-revolution technology.)
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